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Social Media Manager

Get Trained.  Get Clients.  Get Paid.

Gain your independence in as little as six weeks.


Social Media Management is quite possibly the easiest and fastest home-based business that you can start.

The demand for Social Media Managers is at an all-time high.  No previous experience is required. The skills are easy to learn. The pay is fantastic. The work is fun and fulfilling, and the freedom of a flexible schedule is a breath of fresh air.  

You're already spending time on social media.  Why not get paid for it?  Get started with a freelance business of your own.  The training cost is affordable, and you could be serving your first clients in weeks.

You are about to discover why so many people are choosing to become a Social Media Manager with Social Media Pro.

Why Become a Social Media Manager?

Helping businesses to be social” is rewarding.  It's fun, creative and provides a sense of contribution.  Especially, when you learn to find and work with businesses that are of interest to you.  Imagine managing social media for companies and individuals that offer products and services that you are passionate about.

In its most basic form, you are posting content, monitoring for direct messages and post engagement, and responding to interaction on behalf of your clients… Businesses that need your help with their social media.

The profession of Social Media Management provides many lifestyle benefits.

Time Freedom

To maintain a flexible schedule that provides you with more time with friends and family. Taking more trips, or spending time on hobbies.

Location Freedom

To work from anywhere with only a laptop, a mobile phone, and an internet connection.

Financial Freedom

To make as much or as little as you like to meet your personal goals. Will you work with only a few clients? Or will you scale your business into an agency?

Rarely do you find a valuable skill set in high demand with a short learning curve.  Leverage your personal experience with social media as you learn how to help businesses “be social“.

Who is Becoming a Social Media Manager?

For more than a decade, Social Media Pro has been helping people just like you to become a Social Media Manager.  

Work From Home Parents

Parents working from home in need of a flexible schedule to be with their children.

Business Professionals

Looking for more opportunity and control over their future.


Ex-military personnel looking to retool themselves. Military spouses wanting a career that is location independent.

Existing Freelancers

Looking to expand their current services offering and their business.


who want to supplement their income with enjoyable work that is easy to learn.

Digital Nomads

Seeking the laptop lifestyle. Traveling the world with the spirit to wander.

More than 30,000 students have gone through our training, making Social Media Pro the #1 social media management training program and community in the world. 

Let us help you become the next success story.

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Years of Community Growth
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Your Fast-Track to Success…

Getting started as a Freelance Social Media Manager can be both exciting and a bit intimidating. Choosing the right instruction, support network, and ongoing training can make all the difference.

After more than a decade of teaching the business of social media to thousands of students, we know the road ahead.  We know the hurdles, the sticking points, the struggles, the challenges, the highs and the lows.

Our fast-track membership program is designed to help you get trained, certified, and serving clients in the shortest amount of time possible.  

Once you are actively serving clients, you'll receive ongoing support from our active community, and live weekly training to help you grow your business and achieve your goals.

Get Trained

Your Social Media Management journey begins with a self-paced “step-by-step” video training course that will give you the knowledge and confidence to provide social media as a service.   There will be quizzes along the way to test your knowledge.

You'll also learn how to set up and run your business. We'll show you how to quickly find clients who are eager for your help.   You'll also get access to a complete document library with checklists, forms, and templates that you can customize and make your own.

Get Certified

The Social Media Pro Certification Program

Once you have completed the training, you are eligible to take the certification exam and become a Certified Social Media Pro®.

Once certified, you'll be able to proudly display your certification badge on your website, in your emails, and on your social properties.  Businesses and potential clients can easily verify your certification through your validation link.  

Click here to see an example certificate.

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Get Paying Clients

Getting you trained and certified is just the beginning of what your membership offers.

We specialize in teaching the business of Social Media Management.

You’ll learn how to set up, run, and grow your Social Media Manager business.

You’ll discover all of the easy methods for finding great clients that you’ll love working with. This includes how to find the businesses that need your help the most.

You’ll learn what to charge for your services and how to get paid for your work.

Some of our students are happy working with just a few clients. Others students have scaled their businesses into large agencies.  Some have gone on to work directly for the Social Networks.

Community Support & Encouragement

When you join Social Media Pro you're not only interacting with other new students, you'll also have access to our instructor staff, and our amazing alumni students who have become successful and seasoned social media pros.

Our community becomes your support team as you work with your own new clients. You are never alone as you grow your freelance business.

If you're ever asked a question that you don't know the answer to, simply tell them that you'll meet with your team and get back to them. Then you bring your questions to the Social Media Pro Community, where our students, staff, and social pros can help you.

Stay Sharp with Live Weekly Training

One of the many benefits of your Social Media Pro Membership is our live weekly training.

Each week guest social media experts will provide training on a wide range of topics to help you stay sharp as you grow your business.

We also hold regular Q&A sessions, and live sessions where you can watch our instructor staff review active social media profiles of our community members and their clients.

Additionally, Social Media Pro runs the Internet’s #1 Directory for Social Media Managers. Businesses regularly reach out to us looking for help with their social media. We make these opportunities available to our member community first.

Next Steps?  Let's Get You Started…


The first thing that happens when you become a member of Social Media Pro, is you gain immediate access to our self-paced, academy-grade video training system.


You’ll also receive an invitation to join our private members only community where you'll be warmly welcomed by our community manager and our members.  


You’ll be notified about the next live weekly training session.  If you are unable to attend, you can watch the replay at your leisure. 

After many years of teaching social media management, we've discovered that a membership program is the best way to support you as your grow your business.  This allows us to:

  • Keep The Cost Affordable
  • Make The Training Self-Paced
  • Maintain a Thriving Community
  • Provide Fast and Helpful Support
  • Provide Training Updates
  • Hold Regular Q&A Sessions
  • Live Weekly Training w/ Guest Experts
  • Live Mini Audits of Real Accounts

After all, growing your business begins after your training. 

Our low monthly membership fee allows you to get started without a large upfront expense. This makes our training accessible to just about everyone.

“Yes, it’s quite possible for a person to complete our training in less than a month, gain their certification, cancel their membership and pay nothing further. And you are welcome to do that.”  

However, we are confident that you will find membership to be a huge value to the long-term success of your business.  Many of our community members have been with us from the very start more than ten years ago. 

If you can commit to following our clear instructions, we are confident that we can help you to get up and running fast.

What's The Cost?

That’s the best part.  The opportunity to start a business of your own usually takes a considerable amount of time and money.  Our model takes out all of the stops.  

The only thing standing between you and getting started with a business of your own is $97.00 $49.00 

Get started for only $97 $49 per month (you are free to cancel at anytime). Or save $600 with an annual membership.  Choose the option that is best for you.

Become a Member of Social Media Pro

Social Media Pro®

Monthly Membership
$ 49
  • Self Paced VideoTraining (20 Modules)
  • Private Members Only Community Access
  • Live Weekly Training with Guest Experts
  • Video Knowedge Library (250+)
  • Document Template Library

Social Media Pro®

Annual Membership (60% Savings)
$ 397
  • Self Paced VideoTraining (20 Modules)
  • Private Members Only Community Access
  • Live Weekly Training with Guest Experts
  • Video Knowedge Library (250+)
  • Document Template Library
60% Savings

Your $97 $49 monthly membership will never increase as long as it's active.  There's no ongoing commitment.  You are free to cancel at any time.

Heroic Customer Support

Social Media Pro is a global community, with students in countries all around the world. When it comes to support, we make it incredibly easy for you to get help.

Let's explore your options:

Have an administrative question about your Social Media Pro Membership?  The fastest way to reach us is through the chat bubble down on the bottom right of the page.  Have a question right now about our program? We're here to help. 

If you prefer to use email you can reach us at [email protected]

While on Facebook, you can reach us through Messenger on our page.  All of these channel send your inquiry to the same place so that we can quickly respond.

If you have questions about the training content, building your business or serving your clients, you will be best served by bringing those questions to the group so that the community can weigh in and support you.

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